Successful completion of this programme leads to four certificates:

  • QQI Minor Award in Guarding Skills at Level 4 (4N1118)
  • SII Certificate in Static Security
  • SII Certificate in Retail Security
  • SII Certificate in Responding to Threats and Violence

This mandatory course was developed for those wishing to become a PSA (Private Security Authority) licenced security officer. The skills and knowledge acquired will assist with the delivery of a professional service. On completion of the course the Security Officer will work effectively either alone or in a team in a range of diverse security environments. Course content includes The Private Security Industry; The Private Security Authority; Law; Procedures; Communications; Threats and Violence; Retail Security; Emergencies; Customer Care and  Personal Development

The course duration is scheduled for 30 hours of directed or classroom study and 70 hours of self-directed of home-study, practice and research. Course duration may vary with the quality and knowledge of the candidates. All assessment criteria must be completed during the course and submitted on the last day of the course.


Please contact us here at SII to enrol for this course.